A Selection Of The New Books In This Week.
Three Things About Elsie
By Joanna Cannon
84-year old Florence has fallen in her flat and as she waits to be rescued, she starts to wonder if a terrible secret from her past is about to come to light; and why the new resident looks exactly like a man who died 60 years ago..
Forever and a Day
By Anthony Horowitz
But you didn't tell me his name.' 'It's Bond, sir,' the Chief of Staff replied. But not this time. 007 floats in the waters of Marseille, killed by an unknown hand. It's time for a new agent to step up. Time for a new weapon in the war against organised crime. It's time for James Bond to earn his licence to kill.
How Not To Kill Your Plants: Know, Grow & Style
By Nik Southern
A how to guide to growing and sustaining plants in the home. Enables the reader to understand a plant's needs in order to know where to place them and how to care for them.
Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: The Untold Story of a Lost World
By Steve Brusatte
A thrilling re-evaluation of the creatures that ruled the earth for 150 million years by one of the world's leading paleontologists.
Ivy & Bean
By Annie Barrows and Sophie Blackal
Vibrant characters and lots of humour make this a charming introduction to Ivy and Bean.
The Last Hedgehog
By Pam Ayres
Illustrated by Alice Tait
This affectionately illustrated single poem gift book makes for an engaging bedtime read whilst also communicating the plight of the hedgehog, released to coincide with Hedgehog Awareness Week.
Day The Crayons Quit
By Drew Daywalt
Illustrated by Oliver Jeffers
An imaginative story about a crayon-based crisis and a colourful solution.